Ophichthus ophis was reported from 57 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 54 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 2 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bermuda and southern Florida, USA to Brazil. Lesser Antilles (Ref. 26938). Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola (Ref. 4455). Doubtful record from the western Mediterranean (Ref. 13729).
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Table 1: Present in 54 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 4455
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3795
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
North America Bahamas BHS native 26340
North America Barbados BRB native 9761
North America Belize BLZ native 3795
Africa Benin BEN native 4455
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 40101
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4455
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 4455
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4455
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3795
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4455
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3795
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3795
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4455
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Africa Gabon GAB native 4455
Africa Gambia GMB native 4455
Africa Ghana GHA native 4455
North America Grenada GRD native 3795
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
North America Guatemala GTM native 3795
Africa Guinea GIN native 4455
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3795
North America Honduras HND native 3795
North America Jamaica JAM native 3795
Africa Liberia LBR native 4455
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
North America Mexico MEX native 3795
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3795
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4455
North America Panama PAN native 3795
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4455
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4455
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3795
North America St Lucia LCA native 3795
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3795
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Africa Togo TGO native 4455
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO questionable 5217

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Ascension I. ASC misidentification 86997
Europe Italy ITA misidentification 13729

Table 4: Reported from 57 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 4455
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3795
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC misidentification 86997
North America Bahamas BHS native 26340
North America Barbados BRB native 9761
North America Belize BLZ native 3795
Africa Benin BEN native 4455
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 40101
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4455
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 4455
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4455
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3795
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4455
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3795
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3795
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4455
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Africa Gabon GAB native 4455
Africa Gambia GMB native 4455
Africa Ghana GHA native 4455
North America Grenada GRD native 3795
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
North America Guatemala GTM native 3795
Africa Guinea GIN native 4455
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3795
North America Honduras HND native 3795
Europe Italy ITA misidentification 13729
North America Jamaica JAM native 3795
Africa Liberia LBR native 4455
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
North America Mexico MEX native 3795
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3795
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4455
North America Panama PAN native 3795
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4455
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4455
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3795
North America St Lucia LCA native 3795
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3795
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Africa Togo TGO native 4455
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO questionable 5217
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
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